Jura, Scotland

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Gaelic name Aboot this soond Diùra 
Norse name Dýr-ey/Hjǫrt-ey
Meanin o name Auld Norse for 'deer island'
Jura is locatit in Argyll an Bute
Jura shawn within Argyll an Bute
OS grid reference NR589803
Physical geography
Island group Islay
Aurie 366.92 km2 (142 sq mi)
Aurie rank 8 [1]
Heichest elevation Beinn an Òir 785 m (2,575 ft)
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Kintra Scotland
Cooncil aurie Argyll an Bute
Population 196[2]
Population rank 31 [1]
Population density 0.5 people/km2[2][3]
Lairgest settlement Craighouse
References [3][4]

Jura (Scots Gaelic: Diùra [ˈtʲuːɾə]) is an island in the Inner Hebrides o Scotland, adjacent an tae the north-east o Islay.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Aurie an population ranks: thare are c. 300 islands ower 20 ha in extent an 93 permanently inhabitit islands war leetit in the 2011 census.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Naitional Records o Scotland (15 August 2013) (pdf) Statistical Bulletin: 2011 Census: First Results on Population and Household Estimates for Scotland - Release 1C (Part Two). "Appendix 2: Population and households on Scotland’s inhabited islands". Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Haswell-Smith (2004) p. 47
  4. Anderson, Joseph (Ed.) (1893) Orkneyinga Saga. Translated by Jón A. Hjaltalin & Gilbert Goudie. Edinburgh. James Thin and Mercat Press (1990 reprint). ISBN 0-901824-25-9

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Coordinates: 56°5′N 5°45′W / 56.083°N 5.750°W / 56.083; -5.750